un·​pedigreed | \ "+ \

Definition of unpedigreed

1 : not distinguished by a pedigree
2 of a domestic animal : lacking a recorded pedigree : not of the pure blood of a recognized breed used especially of a high grade

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First Known Use of unpedigreed

1787, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for unpedigreed

un- entry 1 + pedigreed, past participle of pedigree

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“Unpedigreed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpedigreed. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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